Shiizakana: Make Your Own Creative Choice

Shiizakana: Make Your Own Creative Choice

I’ve been enjoying a Netflix series entitled, Chef’s Table. Each episode tells the story of a single chef. I’ve not experienced a documentary series quite like this. The cinematography is exceptionally beautiful, the storytelling compelling, and the food is unique and...
Lessons from 3,500 Feet

Lessons from 3,500 Feet

Last week we were able to spend some time visiting family near Sacramento, CA. We were there, in part, to celebrate Alan’s dad’s 80th birthday. It was a great milestone and fun to be together for such an occasion. Alan’s brother is an international pilot who owns a...
What Would Your “Ruins” Say About You?

What Would Your “Ruins” Say About You?

Recently, I went to an estate sale with one of my friends. We were excited about the deals we would find there, having checked out the contents online. We were in line with almost 100 people, all waiting to go on a treasure hunt. In fact, we were numbers 83 and 84 on...
Finding Meaning in the Abstract

Finding Meaning in the Abstract

Many years ago I was reading the CD cover of one of my favorite musical artists. I always loved to read the words and enjoyed the design of the insert. In this case, the pages were full of abstract art. At that point in my life, I had only recently come to appreciate...